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Pomegranate Symposium Program

  

Final Program of Pomegranate Symposium

 

Session 1:

Molecular target and cellular effects of Pomegranate

 

9:00 Pomegranate Antioxidants Polyphenols in Human health

Pr. Michael Aviram, Head of Lipid Research Laboratory, Department of Laboratory Medecine at Rambam, Haifa, Israël

 

 

Session 2:

Bioavailability of Pomegranate and Pomegranate extracts

 

9:40 Metabolism of pomegranate polyphenols and its biological implications: the case of urolithins

Dr. Juan Carlos Espín, Senior Research Scientist, CEBAS-CSIC, Murcia, Spain

 

 

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10:10 Discussion

 

 

10:30 Juice Break


 
Pomegranate juices Tasting Bar

 

 

Session 3:

Clinical and pharmaceutical applications of Pomegranate and Pomegranate extracts

 

11:00 Pomegranate and Health in 2009: an overview

Dr. Ana Faria, Faculty of Sciences and Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal 

 

 

Session 4:

Nutraceutical Applications of pomegranate and pomegranate extracts

 

11:30 Pomegranate in food and drinks industries:

Pr. Cristina Garcia-Viguera, Head of Phytochemistry Lab. Food Science and Technology Dept., CEBAS-CSIS, Murcia, Spain

 

 

12:00 Short oral communication

 

 

All-Natural Pomegranate Vaginal Ointment for Symptoms of vaginal atrophy in post-menopausal women
Mr Neal Holtzman, CEO, Pomegranate Health, USA
 
A membrane-based process for the production of Pomegranate-Juice (Punica Granatum L.) concentrate
Dr Alfredo Cassano, Researcher, Institute of Membrane Technology, Italy
 
Phenolic effects from pequi (Caryocar brasilienne camb.) and pomegranate (Punica Granatum L.) on MDCK cells
Pr George Mancini-Filho, Professor, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

12:40 Discussion and conclusion - Recommendations

 

 

13:00 Lunch

 

 

14:30: GENERAL DISCUSSION OF MALTA ANTIOXIDANTS CONGRESS

 

With the presence of all speakers of Malta Polyphenols 2009 and Malta Skin Ageing

 

Antioxidants: Challenges and perspectives

Conclusion and recommendations

 

 

MALTA ANTIOXIDANTS CONGRESS 2009 AWARDS

 

 

15:30: End of the Conference

 

16:00: All participants invited to a free visit of Malta - Pick up from the hotel -  

 

 

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